Community Service Champion: 2012-2013 Finalists - KAUZ-TV: Newschannel 6 Now | Wichita Falls, TX

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  • Community Service Champion: Empty Bowls

    Community Service Champion: Empty Bowls

    Tuesday, October 8 2013 11:25 AM EDT2013-10-08 15:25:59 GMT
    Empty Bowls is an international grassroots effort to fight hunger. Seeing there was a dire need in Texoma, co-chairs, Paula Perkins and Leslie Schaffner introduced the event last year to the Wichita Falls community.
    Empty Bowls is an international grassroots effort to fight hunger. Seeing there was a dire need in Texoma, co-chairs, Paula Perkins and Leslie Schaffner introduced the event last year to the Wichita Falls community.
  • Community Service Champion: Road To Recovery

    Community Service Champion: Road To Recovery

    Monday, September 2 2013 9:30 AM EDT2013-09-02 13:30:59 GMT
    For Texomans battling cancer, treatment is a vital lifeline. But many have no way of getting to their appointments. That's where this month's Newschannel 6 Community Service Champion nominee comes in.
    For Texomans battling cancer, treatment is a vital lifeline. But many have no way of getting to their appointments. That's where this month's Newschannel 6 Community Service Champion nominee comes in.
  • Community Service Champion: Oklahoma Supply Drive

    Community Service Champion: Oklahoma Supply Drive

    Monday, August 5 2013 10:54 AM EDT2013-08-05 14:54:28 GMT
    Some Oklahoma teachers and students hit hard by the spring tornados will soon get some much needed school supplies. It's all thanks to our Newschannel 6 Community Service Champion nominee.
    Some Oklahoma teachers and students hit hard by the spring tornados will soon get some much needed school supplies. It's all thanks to our Newschannel 6 Community Service Champion nominee.
  • Community Service Champion: Fly Boy Len Miller

    Community Service Champion: Fly Boy Len Miller

    Monday, July 1 2013 10:46 AM EDT2013-07-01 14:46:17 GMT
    His years of educating and love of sharing the skies are what makes Len Miller this month's Newschannel 6 Community Service Champion nominee.
    His years of educating and love of sharing the skies are what makes Len Miller this month's Newschannel 6 Community Service Champion nominee.
  • Community Service Champion: Keeping Nocona Hills Together

    Community Service Champion: Keeping Nocona Hills Together

    Monday, June 3 2013 3:04 PM EDT2013-06-03 19:04:37 GMT

    If you know an outstanding person in our community tell us about them. You can submit a nomination by clicking here. or email us at news@kauz.com.

    If you know an outstanding person in our community tell us about them. You can submit a nomination by clicking here. or email us at news@kauz.com.

  • Community Service Champion: Helping The Humane Society

    Community Service Champion: Helping The Humane Society

    Monday, May 6 2013 11:31 AM EDT2013-05-06 15:31:52 GMT
    The Humane Society of Wichita County now has a unique place for dogs to play and it's all thanks to one Texoma teen.
    The Humane Society of Wichita County now has a unique place for dogs to play and it's all thanks to one Texoma teen.
  • Community Service Champion: Mr. Harold Decker

    Community Service Champion: Mr. Harold Decker

    Thursday, April 11 2013 6:54 PM EDT2013-04-11 22:54:46 GMT
    If you go to the Bill Bartley Family YMCA in Wichita Falls in the afternoon, it's likely you've talked to Harold Decker. He gives out words of encouragement; lifting spirits as members come and go. It's
    Each month, Newschannel 6 is recognizing one person who goes above and beyond in our community. In November, we will hold a banquet honoring those chosen and we will announce our Community Service Champion of the year.

     
  • Community Service Champion: Small Things Make A Big Difference

    Community Service Champion: Small Things Make A Big Difference

    Tuesday, March 5 2013 12:37 PM EST2013-03-05 17:37:44 GMT
    Driving a car and mowing the lawn are things that may seem small to most of us, but they can mean the world to someone with disabilities. Especially when someone with a kind heart takes it on themselves

    Each month, Newschannel six is recognizing one person who goes above and beyond in our community. Then, this November we will hold a banquet honoring those chosen and we will announce our Community Service Champion of the year.

  • Community Service Champion: A Pilot Helping Patients

    Community Service Champion: A Pilot Helping Patients

    Monday, February 4 2013 12:12 PM EST2013-02-04 17:12:15 GMT
    A Texoma pilot gives his time, talents and resources to help medical patients get the specialized care they need. He donates trips through the nonprofit organization, Angel Flights. His generosity is
    Newschannel 6 is recognizing one person each month who goes above and beyond in our community. Then, this November we will hold a banquet honoring those chosen and we will announce our Community Service Champion of the year.
  • Community Service Champion: A Man of Many Traits, A Volunteer Like None Other

    Community Service Champion: A Man of Many Traits, A Volunteer Like None Other

    Monday, January 7 2013 8:53 AM EST2013-01-07 13:53:44 GMT
    January is National Mentoring Month, so it's only fitting that we recognize a man serving as a positive mentor in the Big Brothers Big Sisters Program. Mike Lechuga sets a good example for his little brother,
    Mike Lechuga sets a good example for his little brother, he is a leader in his church, education initiatives and the Hispanic community, just to name a few. That's why today we recognize Lechuga as this month's nominee for our Newschannel 6 Community Service Champion Award.
  • Community Service Champion: Kids Christmas Party

    Community Service Champion: Kids Christmas Party

    Monday, December 3 2012 11:13 AM EST2012-12-03 16:13:29 GMT
    A Wichita Falls couple has started a tradition in our community to provide presents to children who would otherwise go without this holiday season. It's called Kids Christmas Party. The Moraleses have
    A Wichita Falls couple has started a tradition in our community to provide presents to children who would otherwise go without this holiday season. It's called Kids Christmas Party.
  • Community Service Champion: Harvest Food Ministry

    Community Service Champion: Harvest Food Ministry

    Monday, November 5 2012 11:59 AM EST2012-11-05 16:59:53 GMT
    A handful of people in Holliday have managed to inspire the community to come together and find a way to feed their neighbors in need.
    If you know a person or group you consider a community service champion, we want to hear about them.  We'll open up nominations to hear about those who've touched your life or others around you.  Each month, we'll feature a different nominee and next year, we'll bring them all together for a special awards ceremony.
  • Community Service Champion

    Newschannel 6 is proud to honor those who give selflessly to help others in Texoma. Each month, we select a person, couple or group as a Community Service Champion. Each Champion is featured during our newscasts the first Monday of each month. Newschannel 6 will host a banquet honoring our Champions each November. At this banquet, we announce our Community Service Champion of the Year. Fill out the nomination form below to nominate a person you feel should be recognized for their efforts.

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    A woman was taken to the hospital after leading officials from seven jurisdictions on high speed chase.
    A woman was taken to the hospital after leading officials from seven jurisdictions on high speed chase.
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    Early Morning House Fire

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 5:28 AM EDT2014-04-23 09:28:48 GMT
    Two people are safe Wednesday morning after escaping a house fire in Wichita Falls.
    Two people are safe Wednesday morning after escaping a house fire in Wichita Falls.